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Oct 11, 2012 11:30pm PDT
the congressman was on defense on the issue of taxing the rich. the best he could say listening to him closely was, it won't be enough if you tax the rich to balance the budget. everybody knows that's a ludicrous assessment. the need to tax the rich has a lot to do with basic fairness in our society as well as fiscal balance. >> well, i think that was among -- i think joe biden was very strong on all of the talking points and issues that you and i and everybody else said the president didn't hit last week. joe biden hit every one of those marks. in talking to russ, one of the top media advisers for media campaign right after the debatd, he said to me, yeah, joe biden made all the points. he said -- then he went on to criticize biden's style saying he was too hot, saying he was like al gore, et cetera. when you have one of romney's people conceding that the vice president made his talking points, i think that's significant. on taxes, yes, except that ryan had one very good comeback, chris. it was a sound bite line well rehearsed. when he looked at the camera and said, watch out, middle
Oct 11, 2012 8:00pm EDT
, and we're going to trust the country with you? >> i feel like i have to rush to the defense of people who look boyish. >> but you're not running for vice president. >> thank god. >> but if you were, that would be part of the case you had to make that you were ready. this is not the most important issue tonight, but it has been bugging me as give been doing all this prep is when before mitt romney picked paul ryan he was making the case on the campaign trail that nobody should be allowed to run for president of the united states. amend the u.s. constitution so you couldn't run unless you had significant private sector experience, except for paul ryan who he picked to be his vice presidential nominee. do you think that distance between ryan and romney, ed, is the most important thing? most important opening tonight for joe biden? >> well, in your opening you talked about how they're very much the same. washingtonites. but the way they got there is a lot different. ryan's path was one of privilege. joe biden's was one of true middle class. i think tonight's debate is as much about
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